Principle 1 - Grant recipients will base their programs on a thorough assessment of objective data about the drug and violence problems in the schools and communities served.
Principle 2 - Grant recipients will, with the assistance of a local or regional advisory council, which includes community representative, establish a set of measurable goals and objectives, and design their activities to meet those goals and objectives.
Principle 3 - Grant recipients will design and implement their activities based on research or evaluation that provides evidence that the strategies used prevent or reduce drug use, violence, or disruptive behavior.
Principle 4 - Grant recipients will evaluate their programs periodically to assess their progress toward achieving their goals and objectives ans use their evaluation results to refine, improve, and strengthen their program and to refine their goals and objectives as appropriate.
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